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A 22-year-old female asked:

7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. no lymph nodes involvement at that time. but i have tender, sowllen neck ln?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Thyroid ca follow up: There are many complexities to the follow up of thyroid cancer, and you need to be followed by an Endocrinologist. An ultrasound and a blood thyroglobulin would be helpful now. Following the RAI, was there uptake in the region of that lymph node? This swollen LN could be recurrence of thyroid ca, or it could be unrelated.

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